Business Administration Associate
Full Time | Morrisville, NC
AlgiKnit is a biomaterials company integrating science and design into textile production. Addressing the ecological damage caused by the fashion industry, AlgiKnit is creating durable yet rapidly degradable yarns. We envision the next generation of sustainable, wearable and ethical materials, produced within a closed-loop life cycle.
AlgiKnit is looking for a motivated Business Administration Associate who is excited to help develop overall team operations with a focus on strategic growth and systems. Our employees gain a unique and fulfilling experience by developing and executing hands-on approaches to sustainably-minded strategies in a dynamic start-up environment. Our team members benefit from a small, close-knit working environment as all facets of our business are done collaboratively in our shared facilities.
Maintain a pleasant work environment ensuring high levels of organization, communication and safety
Work closely with the ops team to organize operations including, purchasing, inventory management, contract administration
Establish and implement critical systems and SOPs for a growing team
Assist with facilities planning and maintenance and coordinate with necessary vendors
Manage ongoing facility needs and necessary actions for office requirements such as IT, commercial insurance, supplies and services
Report and identify any areas of improvement for office operations and procedures to Senior Management
Assist with implementation of operational policies and guidelines for the organization
Organize company events and meetings as needed
Excellent organizational skills to meet goals, set priorities, and work under short deadlines in a new environment.
Strong time management skills with ability to manage multiple projects and deadlines
Ability to flourish with minimal guidance, be proactive, and handle uncertainty
Exceptional communication and presentation skills, and ability to express technical and nontechnical concepts clearly and concisely
Efficient and effective communication skills across an interdisciplinary team
Ability to handle confidential business information
Team player with a positive attitude
Proficiency in Microsoft Office, Google Suite
A passion for sustainability and circular economies
Been a strategic leader who works well at the macro as well as micro levels
Highly analytical and quantitative skill set with strong business acumen
1-3 years in progressive operations roles
Background in corporate operation, venture-backedps, high-growth, and entrepreneurial environments.
Location: Morrisville, NC
At AlgiKnit you will be part of a small, highly driven team. We came together in 2016 to create high-performance, low-impact textiles that fit into a circular economy. As part of the team, you will play a key part in achieving these goals.